• Call: 01273-775-480

Vitamin D and Immunity

Vitamin D – Are you getting enough?

Public Health England is recommending people consider taking a daily Vitamin D supplement throughout the spring and summer as the coronavirus crisis continues

Is Vitamin D important for Immune function?

Most people know vitamin D is important to help keep your bones, muscles and teeth healthy, but studies show it is also very important in maintaining a healthy immune system. And during these challenging times vitamin D can be helpful as it is known to help boost mood.

Should I supplement with Vitamin D?

The main source of Vitamin D is from the sun, we make it in our skin from direct sunlight when outdoors. So at the moment with lock down in full force and the weather taking a dip it is wise eat more Vitamin D rich foods and to take a supplement.

Dietary sources of Vitamin D include:

Oily fish such as salmon, mackerel and sardines
Beef liver
Food fortified with vitamin D such as dairy products, orange juice, soy milk and cereals
Egg yolks.

Vitamin D supplements

Vitamin D comes in tablet and liquid form which is more easily absorbed.  Our range of vitamin D supplements can be found here.

What is the recommended amount?

Adults are recommended to take 4000iu daily.

If you need help choosing just give smartsupplement shop a call.